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Lauren Landau

Host, Art Beat

Landau joined the Metro Connection team in May 2011 as the program’s first-ever intern. She started with smaller assignments, and gradually worked her way up to reporting full stories. In her time at WAMU, Landau has reported both non-narrated pieces and long-form packages. She currently serves as the host of Art Beat, a daily program that updates listeners on arts and cultural events happening in the D.C. area. She is also the editorial assistant for Metro Connection, and continues to contribute stories for the program. Landau graduated from American University’s School of Communication with a BA in Journalism.


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May 29-Jun. 30: The Hampton YearsTheater J presents the world premiere of The Hampton Years as part of the Locally Grown: Community Supported Art Festival. Written by Jacqueline Lawton, the play f...
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May 28-Jun. 2: DanceAfrica, DC 2013 The 26th annual festival celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora kicks off today at Dance Place in Northeast. DanceAfrica, DC 2013 features drop-in...
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May 27-Jun. 23: Stupid *Expletive* Bird The world premiere of Stupid *Expletive* Bird opens today at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in D.C. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, this modern adapta...
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May 24-25: Shen Wei Dance Arts Tonight and tomorrow you can see Shen Wei Dance Arts perform Undivided Divided at The Kennedy Center. Western dance and Chinese aesthetic come together in this site-sp...
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May 25-26: Celebrate Hawaii Festival  May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month, and even though the month is winding down, it's not too late to celebrate. This weekend you can enjoy all things Hawaii at a number of free programs at the National Museum of the American Indian. From 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sun...
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May 21-Jul. 28: Edvard Munch You can head to The National Gallery of Art to see Edvard Munch: A 150th Anniversary Tribute. The exhibit features more than 20 of the Norwegian painter and printmaker’s works, including “The Madonna” and “The Scream.” You can see these and more of the expressionist artist’s work through July 28 on the Ground Fl...
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  May 21-Jul. 28: Edvard Munch  You can head to The National Gallery of Art to see Edvard Munch: A 150th Anniversary Tribute. The exhibit features more than 20 of the Norwegian painter and printmaker's works, including "The Madonna" and "The Scream". You can see these and more of the expressionist artist's work through July 28 on the Ground Floor of the Galle...
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May 20-Jun. 29: My Kind of Magic This week you can be enchanted by a new exhibit at Project 4 Gallery on U Street. My Kind of Magic is a group exhibition that delves into the varying rituals and techniques used by 10 c...
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May 18-19: NY and DC Contemporary Dance Two contemporary dance companies are collaborating in a weekend of dance starting this Saturday at Dance Place in Northeast. The D.C.-based company Christopher K. Morgan & Artists will j...
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May 16-18: The Urban Corps Transatlantic Dance Festival Alliance Française de Washington, D.C. presents The Urban Corps Transatlantic Dance Festival through Sunday. Tomorrow you can see La Niña de la Casa Azul at ...
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May 14-Jun. 2: Big Nate You can see Big Nate, a world premiere musical, at the Adventure Theatre Musical Theatre Center in Glen Echo Park. Based on the syndicated comic strip and best-selling book series by...
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May 13-Jun. 2: Gilgamesh Constellation Theatre Company presents Gilgamesh by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa and Chad Garcia. King Gilgamesh is part man and part god, but when the all-seeing immortals decide to take ...
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May 10-11: For That Which ReturnsMother's Day is this Sunday, and while brunch reservations are filling up, your opportunities for entertainment are still wide-open. At 8 p.m. tomorrow night and Saturday you can check out For That Which Returns, a Mo...
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May. 8-Jun. 16: Beneatha's PlaceYou can see Beneatha's Place, a new work by playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah that follows an African-American woman as she confronts questions of identity, community and legacy. The play is presented in rotating repertory with Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris as part of ...
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May 7-12: The GI Film FestivalThis week you can see a number of documentaries, features and shorts that pay tribute to veterans past and present. Now in its 7th year, The GI Film Festival presents a range of pro-military films. Co-Founder Brandon says the event, "started off as an effort to show the courag...
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May 6-18: The GolemTaffety Punk Theatre Company presents The Golem, a modern interpretation of the 1915 novel by Gustav Meyrink. Adapted by and starring Daniel Flint, this dreamlike production takes audiences on one man's journey th...
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May 3: Allison Miller and Boom Tic BoomJazz drummer and composer Allison Miller and her band BOOM TIC BOOM are playing at the Strathmore Mansion in Rockville tonight at 7:30. The NYC-based musician has backed artists such as ...
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May 2-Jun. 23: Paintings of the Potomac Valley WatercoloristsSpring is in the air, and this month you can check out paintings by members of Potomac Valley Watercolorists, a juried society of water media artists. The exhibit is on view through June 23 at ...
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May. 1-11: Washington Jewish Music FestivalThe 14th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival is in full swing, and bringing a variety of musical acts to venues across the D.C. area through May 11. Tonight you can hear ...
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Apr. 30-May 18: In Other Words: A Native PrimerYou can see a new exhibit at Flashpoint Gallery in D.C. through May 18. In Other Words: A Native Primer mark...